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Pretending Democracy
Price: $40.00 USD. Words: 160,160. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Democracy, Nonfiction » History » Middle East / Israel
Can a state be both democratic and ethnically self-defined? Pretending democracy: Israel, an ethnocratic state unpacks this issue by using Israel as a case study. Based on papers presented at AMEC’s 2010 conference themed ‘Locating ethnic states in a cosmopolitan world: The case of Israel’, the book interrogates concepts such as ‘cosmopolitanism’, ‘nationalism’, ‘ethnocracy’ and ‘citizenship’.
Poems From A Townhouse Loft
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 14,670. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry
This book of poems is both, a work of fiction and a record of the times we live in. You will find political issues addressed in the pages that follow, but that’s not all this work has to offer. There are also poems that rejoice in expressing the good, the clean and the romantic that make up human existence.
The Reductionists
Price: Free! Words: 6,040. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Utopias & dystopias, Fiction » Humor & comedy » Black comedy
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In the future the problem with overpopulation is solved by a gameshow that allows everyone to vote on the city where they'd like to see the population reduced. Then cameras follow the action as people are reduced to dry cubes. Even though people are in favor of a less crowded country nobody wants to work for the Department of Poulation Reduction except for the elderly who are bored and lonely.
State Building In Africa: A Comparative Study of South Africa and the Democratic Republic of the Congo
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,710. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » World politics
With the impetus of industrialization and the eruption of global economies, the growing disparity between poor and wealthy nations has impelled political scientists to ask why some nations are caused to prosper and others doomed to fail. That is, to investigate what inherent or developed factors determine the political, economic, and social realities of the world.
Censorship, Liberty, and Truth
Price: Free! Words: 960. Language: English. Published: March 14, 2013. Categories: Essay » Political, Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
A sentiment exists among our leaders today that citizens are children and need to be protected. The belief has spread with viral depth. It has persisted with religious tenacity, and the state is at fault. The state is at fault with its paternalistic zeal, with its judicious abandon, and thus we find ourselves beneath its dark umbrella.
The Incident at Montebello
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 108,270. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Historical, Fiction » Historical » General
The Incident at Montebello is based on a true event— In 1930, Italian Premier Benito Mussolini was driving through the Italian countryside with Cornelius Vanderbilt, Jr. when his car struck and killed a little girl, Sofia Buonomano. The Buonomano family is torn apart by Sofia's death and is caught in a political firestorm that spreads from their village to Rome and across American and Europe.
The Last Newspaper in the World
Price: $3.95 USD. Words: 49,910. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Media tie-in, Fiction » Thriller & suspense » Crime thriller
Changes in the newspaper world underscore this story about the murder of a small town mayor, and the changing social, economic and political realities. ISBN: 978-0-473-23249-8
It's Not About The Students
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 52,090. Language: English. Published: March 10, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Educational
"The story of one man's battle to stay true to the ideals of teaching. This novel also sheds light on the current fallacies of the American public education system." Erika Anderson Bolden It's Not About The Students details the drama of the low and high points of a career as both a teacher of students and a union activist and the sacrifice it takes." Steve McDougall, President, SVFT, Local 1020
Motorcycle Commuter Diaries
Price: $9.95 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2013. Categories: Essay » Literature, Nonfiction » Entertainment » History & Criticism
Hop on board and take a ride through the life and times of a New England motorcycle geek. Frank Paine’s tour de force takes the reader through philosophy, politics, motorcycles, fiction and non-fiction in quick bytes.
Social Politics
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,590. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Government
Social media has changed politics forever. This book examines the use of social media in politics and demonstrates how you can take both an active and passive role in social politics. The book illustrates how you can use social media to add your voice to the issues that are important to you and to connect with important decision-makers that might otherwise be out of your reach.